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Cooperative Extension Service, University of Arkansas Rice Production Handbook guidelines and recommendations are based upon research funded, in part, by Arkansas
Rice Grower check-off funds administered by the Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion
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Complete Publication 2021 (PDF)
Table of Contents
1 – Introduction (Updated March 2016)
2 – Rice Growth and Development
3 – Rice Cultivars and Seed Production
4 – Rice Stand Establishment
5 – Water-Seeded Rice
6 – DD50 Computerized Rice Management Program
7 – Rice Weed Control (Updated February 2016)
8 – Chemical Applications
9 – Soil Fertility (Updated February 2016)
10 – Water Management (Updated July 2021)
11 – Management of Rice Diseases
12 – Insect Management in Rice
13 – Rice Grades
14 – Laboratory Measurement of Rice Milling Yield
15 – Factors Affecting the Measurement of Rice Milling Quality
16 – Fundamentals of On-Farm Rice Drying and Storage
17 – Rice Research Verification Program
18 – Rice Farm Safety
19 – Glossary of Rice Industry Terms
Dr. Jarrod T. Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist
CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS AND RICE PRODUCTION HANDBOOK COMMITTEE
Dr. Tom Barber, Associate Professor and ExtensionDr. Rick D. Cartwright, Associate Director - Agriculture and Natural ResourcesDr. Paul Counce, Professor and Rice PhysiologistDr. Brandon C. Grigg, Research Associate and Rice Quality Lab ManageDr. Jarrod T. Hardke, Assistant Professor and Rice Extension AgronomistDr. Chris Henry, Assistant Professor and Water Management EngineerDr. Fleet N. Lee, Professor and Plant Pathologist, Retired.Dr. Gus Lorenz, Professor and Extension EntomologistMr. Ralph Mazzanti, Area Extension Rice Specialist - South ArkansasDr. Karen Moldenhauer, Professor and Rice BreederDr. Richard J. Norman, Professor - Soil FertilityDr. Jason Norsworthy, Professor and Weed ScientistDr. Trent Roberts, Assistant Professor - Soil Fertility/Soil TestingDr. Samy Sadaka, Assistant Professor and Extension Engineer - BiosystemsMr. Lance Schmidt, Area Extension Rice Specialist - North ArkansasDr. Bob Scott, Professor and Extension Weed ScientistDr. Terry Siebenmorgen, University Professor and Director - University of Arkansas
Rice Processing Program,Dr. Nathan Slaton, Professor and Director - Soil TestingDr. Yeshi Wamishe, Assistant Professor and Rice Extension PathologistDr. Brad Watkins, Associate Professor - Agricultural EconomicsDr. Charles E. Wilson, Jr., Director – Rice Research and Extension Center
EDITING AND LAYOUT
Laura Goforth, Communications